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Cofee* John Thain mulls move to private equity.

* Glenn Kelman, CEO of Redfin: The 8 best questions we got while raising venture capital

* Felix Salmon: “Is it OK for a financial services professional who has run into major trouble with the law to simply move over to journalism and cover the same asset class there?”

* Morning Call: U.S. futures point lower, London falls early, European shares keep tumbling, the Nikkei hits 4-month closing low and Chinese shares keep gaining.

* Heineken CEO says the decade he spent in Africa was “certainly worth three times Harvard Business School.”

* As electric cars arrive, where will they plug in?

* Mark Suster: VC funding season effectively ends this week.

* Tony Tjan, CEO of VC firm Cue Ball: The art of the exit.

* Small bank index suggests that recovery is elusive.

* Steve Schwarzman on the private equity landscape: